The launch of HBO Max is near! From blockbuster movies and television favorites to HBO’s show library and new original series, the streaming service will deliver over 10,000 hours of content … 😱 That’s a lot to look forward to! Check out the most anticipated original shows coming to HBO Max on May 27th and beyond below.
Available Upon Launch (May 27th)
6. On the Record (Documentary)
A documentary about the allegations of sexual abuse and harassment against hip hop mogul, Russell Simmons.
Beloved Sesame Street star, Elmo, welcomes celebrity guests to his very own talk show.
A kids crafting contest that puts imagination to the test in larger-than-life challenges.
Reminiscent of Looney Tunes classic cartoons, the series brings new gags and animated shorts for today’s world.
A competition series showcasing the underground ballroom community and their “houses” (voguing teams).
1. Love Life
Anna Kendrick stars in this upcoming rom-com anthology about the journey from first love to lasting love.
Upcoming Series (date TBA)
Inspired by Stephen King’s The Shining, the horror-thriller from J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath will explore terrifying stories of the world’s most-haunted fictional hotel.
Another Abrams series -- Details are scarce, however, the series will dive into the DC comic of the same name; a branch of the Justice League dedicated to dealing with mystical and supernatural threats.
Inspired by another DC comic, the anthology series takes place in a world where superpowers exist, with each episode sharing a different cautionary tale.
12. Made for Love
Cristin Milioti and Ray Romano star in this tragicomedy about divorce and revenge when a woman escapes from her marriage -- only to discover that her husband put a tracking device on her.
Cartoon Network hit, Adventure Time, returns in a series of four specials with the first focusing on video game console/electronics outlet/roommate, BMO.
Yet another comic book adaptation! Ava DuVernay serves as executive producer for this action-drama that imagines a near-future where the U.S. has been torn apart by a second civil war.
Serving as a prequel to the ‘80s Gremlins films, the animated series will tell the story of how a young boy met everyone’s favorite Mogwai -- Gizmo.
A direct continuation of the 1978 film, the upcoming musical romantic comedy will feature adventures from the students at Rydell High School.
The first live-action series delving into DC’s Green Lantern universe; spanning over several decades.
Lupita Nyong’o stars as a young Nigerian woman who comes to the U.S. for college, threaded by a love story with her high school classmate.
A sci-fi miniseries that depicts the aftermath of a pandemic that wiped out the majority of the world’s population. (too real?)
A companion TV series to the upcoming Dune film adaptation; centering on the women of Bene Gesserit.
Two androids are tasked with raising human children on a new planet in this sci-fi series.
A flight attendant wakes up in her hotel room, hungover, with a dead body lying next to her, and tries to piece the night together.
1. Gossip Girl
Eight years following the end of the original CW series, the sequel show enrolls a new cast of private schoolers under the watchful eye of "Gossip Girl."
*“HBO Max Original Series We Can't Wait To Watch” is based on pre-release show followers in TV Time.